Lessons from the Death of Google Search Appliance

  • February 11, 2016

GSA is particularly interesting in this respect because it was arguably the first major attempt to lift-and-load consumer technology into the enterprise. Let's review some of the good and bad that transpired...

Latest insights on key open source WCM vendors

  • February 8, 2016

Our latest update to RSG's Web Content & Experience Management evaluation research includes updates to some key open source projects, including Drupal, Enonic, and Plone...

The Myth of Technology Analyst Independence

  • December 21, 2015

I would have predicted that the tech analyst community would split neatly between sell-side research and buy-side research. But that has not happened, and you the customer are the worse off for it...

The Greenfield Drupal Conundrum

  • December 1, 2015

Typically customers want the lastest-and-greatest version, but in this case, you'll want to pause and consider the surprisingly knotty trade-offs...

The Meaning behind Atlassian's IPO Filing

  • November 13, 2015

Earlier this week, longstanding Aussie software vendor Atlassian filed for an IPO. Should you care? I think there's three things you the customer should know...

The Missing Customer in Dell-plus-EMC

  • October 12, 2015

The general consensus is that the two firms bring a certain "synergy" as a single entity. Maybe so, but the world in which that really mattered has long passed...

Be Wary of Lock-in with Acquia

  • October 6, 2015

Understand that as Acquia diversifies, its offerings can become more proprietary and less, well, Drupally...

Deelpunt, by Any Other Name...

  • September 10, 2015

New stars are aligning, so it's time to take a new perspective on the role of SharePoint going forward...

Beware the WCM Vendor Trying to Be Your Integrator

  • August 3, 2015

We increasingly see WCM vendors putting pressure on their SI partners to become more like loyal resellers. For WCM, you don't want a reseller. Look for independent services firms that know a small handful of tools really, really well. Then work only with those integrators and consultancies who will sit on your side of the table, rather than just parrot the vendor line...

How can you distinguish among .NET WCM vendors?

  • June 3, 2015

If you simply make a feature matrix, nearly all of these players will check nearly all the boxes: segmentation, content repurposing, microsite management, campaigns, marketing platform integration, and so on.

When you start looking deeper, some significant differences emerge....

New Reference Models for Your Digital Workplace

  • May 6, 2015

Many of our enterprise subscribers recognize that they need to reverse this equation and focus on employee experience "on the glass.".However, this quest gets hampered by a lack of practical frameworks that assess current state, analyze the environment from multiple vantage points, and help charter a custom roadmap.

So today we're sharing...

Is Adobe AEM Sites a CMS of Last Resort?

  • April 14, 2015

In almost any business technology marketplace, for any given era, there's a vendor whose solution emerges as the most complex and therefore typically the most expensive of the lot. In the Web Content & Experience Management (WCM) marketplace, that position is held today by Adobe with its "Adobe Experience Management Sites" (AEM Sites) offering...